Paul L. Caron

Monday, February 8, 2021

The Degradation Of Academic Law Library Director Status Since 2006

Elizabeth Adelman (SUNY-Buffalo; Google Scholar), Karen Shephard (Pittsburgh), Richard Patti (SUNY-Buffalo) & Robert Adelman (SUNY-Buffalo; Google Scholar), Academic Law Library Director Status Since the Great Recession: Strengthened, Maintained, or Degraded?, 112 Law Libr. J. 117 (2020):

The status of the academic law library director is central to the educational mission of the law library. We collected data from 2006 to 2016 showing a 25 percent decrease in tenure-track directorships.

Library 1

We also found one in four changes in directorships since 2013 resulted in the new director having a degraded status compared to her predecessor.

Library 2

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